Friday Facts and Figures is a weekly newsletter with data points, analysis, and commentary on the biggest policy debates in New Jersey and beyond.

Friday Facts and Figures: September 4, 2020

New Jersey is setting an example other states should follow.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 28, 2020

Here's everything you need to know about Governor Murphy's budget proposal.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 21, 2020

Economists urge against spending cuts. New Jersey's billionaires see their wealth soar during pandemic.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 14, 2020

State Supreme Court approves bonding. Gov. Murphy announces that certain schools can open virtually.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 7, 2020

More than 100,000 New Jerseyans lost their employer-based health insurance due to COVID-19.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 31, 2020

Big week in Trenton as lawmakers pass major health care and immigrants' rights legislation.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 24, 2020

Big proposal to expand health coverage passes through committee. Federal pandemic relief is about to expire.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 17, 2020

Governor Murphy signs borrowing legislation into law. Immigrants have yet to receive pandemic relief.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 10, 2020

New Jersey experiences an uptick in COVID-19 transmission.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 3, 2020

New Jersey's budget includes big spending cuts and a big giveaway to one billionaire.

Friday Facts and Figures: June 26, 2020

New Jersey Legislature fast tracks three-month spending bill full of cuts.

Friday Facts and Figures: June 19, 2020

A big U.S. Supreme Court win for immigrant families, but still no pandemic relief.

Friday Facts and Figures: June 12, 2020

Newark proposes cutting police budget. New NJPP proposal would make the income tax fairer.

Friday Facts and Figures: June 5, 2020

New report outlines universal basic income pilot program for Newark. COVID-19 death toll may be higher than official count.

Friday Facts and Figures: May 29, 2020

Amid calls for the state to "reopen," New Jersey experiences a small spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations.

Friday Facts and Figures: May 22, 2020

New Jersey and the rest of the nation must center racial equity in the COVID-19 pandemic response.

Friday Facts and Figures: May 15, 2020

New Jersey is facing an enormous budget shortfall, according to new data from the state Treasury.

Friday Facts and Figures: May 8, 2020

New poll shows New Jersey voters are more worried about catching COVID-19 than the economic fallout from the pandemic.

Friday Facts and Figures: May 1, 2020

Skyrocketing unemployment is unlike anything we've ever seen before.

Friday Facts and Figures: April 24, 2020

Unemployment continues to skyrocket. New Jersey needs much more federal aid.

Friday Facts and Figures: April 17, 2020

New Jersey is looking to borrow billions to cover COVID-19 budget shortfalls. This crisis justifies, if not demands, such a move.

Friday Facts and Figures: April 10, 2020

Senate to vote on COVID-19 response package this Monday, including bill to reduce child poverty.

Friday Facts and Figures: April 3, 2020

Local health departments lack the staff and resources to adequately respond to COVID-19.

Friday Facts and Figures: March 27, 2020

Record-number of workers file for unemployment due to COVID-19. Federal representatives reach compromise on stimulus package.

Friday Facts and Figures: March 20, 2020

Updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, the state's response, and a new feature: #PetsOfNJPP.